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A unit of weight, rarely used except in the trade of precious metals, equal to 5760 grains, 12 troy ounces, or 373.2417 grams.
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  1. A unit of weight, rarely used except in the trade of precious metals, equal to 5760 grains, 12 troy ounces, or 373.2417 grams.
A unit of weight in the avoirdupois system of weights, defined as 0.45359237 kg in most of the English-speaking world since 1959.
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  1. A unit of weight in the avoirdupois system of weights, defined as 0.45359237 kg in most of the English-speaking world since 1959.
A unit of liquid volume or capacity in the US Customary System, equal to 16 fluid ounces or 28.88 cubic inches (about 0.47 liter).
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  1. A unit of liquid volume or capacity in the US Customary System, equal to 16 fluid ounces or 28.88 cubic inches (about 0.47 liter).
  2. A container with a pint capacity.
  3. (Brit., Informal) A pint of beer
Alternative spelling of co-op.
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  1. Alternative spelling of co-op.
  2. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
  3. A small cage, pen, or building as for poultry
A structure of small size, similar to a doghouse, but offering useful shelter for a human.
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  1. A structure of small size, similar to a doghouse, but offering useful shelter for a human.
  2. Mechanically, an equipment cover with an opening, with a shape resembling a doghouse.
  3. Any small house or structure or enclosure used to house a dog.
Any openwork structure or frame, as some elevator cars
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  1. Any openwork structure or frame, as some elevator cars
  2. A structure for confining birds or animals, enclosed on at least one side by a grating of wires or bars that lets in air and light.
  3. (Baseball) batting cage
To beat into a shape with a hammer or similar tool:
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  1. To beat into a shape with a hammer or similar tool:
  2. To strike repeated blows with or as with a hammer
  3. To strike repeatedly with or as with a hammer
To produce rhythmic sounds or other vibrations:
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  1. To produce rhythmic sounds or other vibrations:
  2. To expand and contract rhythmically; beat.
  3. To expand and contract rhythmically:
To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
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  1. To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
  2. To be or become crushed:
  3. To put down with force; subdue:
To be crushed, ground, etc. into powder or dust
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  1. To be crushed, ground, etc. into powder or dust
  2. To crush, grind, etc. into a powder or dust
  3. To break down completely; demolish
To have a forceful effect on
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  1. To have a forceful effect on
  2. To begin working on (a task, problem, etc.) with vigor and determination
  3. To attack physically and violently; assault
To make a violent assault upon; attack.
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  1. To make a violent assault upon; attack.
  2. To attack verbally; criticize or denounce.
  3. In criminal and tort law, an act, usually consisting of a threat or attempt to inflict bodily injury upon another person, coupled with the apparent present ability to succeed in carrying out the threat or the attempt if not prevented, that causes the person to have a reasonable fear or apprehension of immediate harmful or offensive contact. No intent to cause battery or the fear or apprehension is required so long as the victim is placed in reasonable apprehension or fear. No actual physical injury is needed to establish an assault, but if there is any physical contact, the act constitutes both an assault and a battery.
To moisten (meat, for example) periodically with a liquid, such as melted butter or a sauce, especially while cooking.
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  1. To moisten (meat, for example) periodically with a liquid, such as melted butter or a sauce, especially while cooking.
  2. To attack with words; abuse
  3. To beat soundly; thrash
To injure or damage by pounding, by hard wear or use, etc.
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  1. To injure or damage by pounding, by hard wear or use, etc.
  2. To break to bits by pounding
  3. To beat or strike with blow after blow; pound
To fall in torrents:
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  1. To fall in torrents:
  2. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
  3. To emit sound when struck:
To attack with words; scold
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  1. To attack with words; scold
  2. To beat severely; hit or whip
  3. To attack with blows; hit, beat, or whip.
To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
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  1. To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
  2. To force one's way with difficulty:
  3. To hit or beat, especially repeatedly.
To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
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  1. To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
  2. To beat the ground; stamp.
  3. To beat as with a stick or club; cudgel; thrash
To strike repeated blows with or as with a hammer
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  1. To strike repeated blows with or as with a hammer
  2. To strike repeatedly with or as with a hammer
  3. To beat into a shape with a hammer or similar tool:
  1. To hit or strike heavily and repeatedly.
  2. To beat or batter, as with the fists:
  3. To beat or hit with repeated blows, esp. with the fist
To hit (a tennis ball, badminton bird, etc.) with a hard overhand stroke
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  1. To hit (a tennis ball, badminton bird, etc.) with a hard overhand stroke
  2. (Sports) To hit a ball, puck, or shuttlecock in a forceful overhand stroke.
  3. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
To swing or strike in a manner suggesting the action of a flail:
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  1. To swing or strike in a manner suggesting the action of a flail:
  2. To move wildly or violently:
  3. To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
To beat severely; thrash.
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  1. To beat severely; thrash.
  2. To use a machine or flail to separate grain or seeds from straw.
  3. To beat or strike as with a flail
To scold, reprimand or criticize harshly.
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  1. To scold, reprimand or criticize harshly.
  2. (Dated) To give a thrashing to; to beat severely.
  3. To beat soundly; thrash
To strike with great force
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  1. To strike with great force
  2. To strike violently and repeatedly; batter or maul.
  3. To beat or hit repeatedly; maul
To fall in torrents:
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  1. To fall in torrents:
  2. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
  3. To emit sound when struck:
To give form or shape to, especially by means of careful effort:
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  1. To give form or shape to, especially by means of careful effort:
  2. To form or shape (metal) with blows or pressure from a hammer, press, or other machine, usually after heating
  3. (Often as forge ahead) To move forward heavily and slowly (originally as a ship); to advance gradually but steadily; to proceed towards a goal in the face of resistance or difficulty.
To strike repeated blows with or as with a hammer
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  1. To strike repeated blows with or as with a hammer
  2. To strike repeatedly with or as with a hammer
  3. To beat into a shape with a hammer or similar tool:
To fall in torrents:
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  1. To fall in torrents:
  2. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
  3. To emit sound when struck:
(Intransitive) To beat strongly or rapidly; said especially of the heart.
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  1. (Intransitive) To beat strongly or rapidly; said especially of the heart.
  2. To beat rapidly or flutter
  3. To beat with excessive rapidity; throb.
To expand and contract rhythmically:
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  1. To expand and contract rhythmically:
  2. To beat or throb rhythmically, as the heart
  3. To expand and contract rhythmically; beat.
The rhythmic expansion and contraction of the arteries as blood is pumped through them by the heart. The pulse can be felt at several parts of the body, as over the carotid and radial arteries.
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  1. The rhythmic expansion and contraction of the arteries as blood is pumped through them by the heart. The pulse can be felt at several parts of the body, as over the carotid and radial arteries.
  2. To pulsate; throb
  3. To pulsate; beat:
To beat strongly or fast; palpitate, as the heart under exertion
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  1. To beat strongly or fast; palpitate, as the heart under exertion
  2. (Intransitive) To pound or beat rapidly or violently
  3. To beat, pulsate, vibrate, etc.
To strike or hit sharply:
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  1. To strike or hit sharply:
  2. To instill (ideas, facts, etc.) into someone by repeated exercises
  3. To teach or train by putting through repeated exercises
To traverse in a vehicle:
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  1. To traverse in a vehicle:
  2. To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
  3. (Basketball) To drive through (the lane)
(Med., Dentistry) To insert (an organ, prosthetic device, living tissue, etc.) within the body
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  1. (Med., Dentistry) To insert (an organ, prosthetic device, living tissue, etc.) within the body
  2. To become attached to and embedded in the maternal uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
  3. To set in firmly, as into the ground:
To affect strongly, often favorably:
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  1. To affect strongly, often favorably:
  2. To levy, seize, or requisition (money, property, etc.), as for military use
  3. (Law) To impose a constructive trust or a lien upon property, as a matter of equity, to protect a person without legal title but with a legally recognized interest.
To teach (others) by frequent instruction or repetition; indoctrinate:
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  1. To teach (others) by frequent instruction or repetition; indoctrinate:
  2. To induce understanding or a particular sentiment in a person or persons.
  3. To impress (something) upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition; instill:
To put in drop by drop
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  1. To put in drop by drop
  2. To pour in (medicine, for example) drop by drop.
  3. To put (an idea, principle, feeling, etc.) in or into little by little; impart gradually
(Informal) A sudden burst of action:
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  1. (Informal) A sudden burst of action:
  2. (--- Informal) A display of enthusiasm or vigor
  3. A fringe of hair cut short and straight across the forehead.
The state of blossoming:
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  1. The state of blossoming:
  2. A mass of blossoms:
  3. A sudden hard stroke or hit, as with the fist or an object.
(Informal) A hard hit, as in baseball
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  1. (Informal) A hard hit, as in baseball
  2. A piece of cloth, especially a baby's diaper.
  3. Any piece of cloth, esp. one for cleaning; rag
A moment; an instant:
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  1. A moment; an instant:
  2. A partial split or break; a fissure.
  3. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
A successful or popular venture:
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  1. A successful or popular venture:
  2. A blow, shot, etc. that strikes its mark
  3. (Baseball) A base hit.
(Slang) An attempt; a try:
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  1. (Slang) An attempt; a try:
  2. A small quantity; a bit:
  3. (Informal) A sharp blow
A short heading, often a single word, indicating the subject of copy
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  1. A short heading, often a single word, indicating the subject of copy
  2. A line of cast type in a single strip of metal.
  3. A small metal disk for use in a vending or gambling machine, especially one used illegally.
A short stocking reaching a point between the ankle and the knee.
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  1. A short stocking reaching a point between the ankle and the knee.
  2. A blow
  3. A knitted covering for the foot and ankle, like a short stocking, sometimes extending to just below the knee
A special unit of a law enforcement agency, trained to deal with violence, riots, terrorism, etc.
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  1. A special unit of a law enforcement agency, trained to deal with violence, riots, terrorism, etc.
  2. A quick, sharp blow, as with a bat or swatter
  3. A sharp blow or hit.
A blow with something flat
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  1. A blow with something flat
  2. A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.
(--- Rare) Such a blow
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  1. (--- Rare) Such a blow
  2. A lash or blow producing such a mark.
  3. A strip of material, often folded over a cord, placed at the edge or seam of a garment, cushion, etc. to reinforce or trim it
The sound of this
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  1. The sound of this
  2. The sound made by a sharp, swift blow.
  3. A sharp, swift blow.
The sound of such a blow.
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  1. The sound of such a blow.
  2. A forceful, resounding blow.
  3. A heavy blow, impact, etc.
A heavy blow; a sharp thud.
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  1. A heavy blow; a sharp thud.
  2. A sharp, resounding blow, stroke, thump, etc.
(Slang) A gala event or party
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  1. (Slang) A gala event or party
  2. (Informal) A heavy, crushing blow.
  3. (Informal) A violent blow
A blow or punch.
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  1. A blow or punch.
  2. A blow; strike; hit
A post–World War II style of jazz characterized by rhythmic and harmonic complexity, improvised solo performances, and a brilliant style of execution.
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  1. A post–World War II style of jazz characterized by rhythmic and harmonic complexity, improvised solo performances, and a brilliant style of execution.
  2. A style of jazz, esp. in its development from about 1945 to 1955, characterized by complex rhythms, experimental harmonic structures, and instrumental virtuosity
  3. A blow; a punch.
Any of various devices that clip or fasten things together, grip or hold something, etc.
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  1. Any of various devices that clip or fasten things together, grip or hold something, etc.
  2. (Informal) A quick sharp blow:
  3. A single occasion; a time:
A powerful effect:
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  1. A powerful effect:
  2. (Informal, Dial.) A heavy, clumsy movement of the body
  3. The power to strike a hard blow
A region distinguished from others in some way
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  1. A region distinguished from others in some way
  2. A continuous band or chain for transferring motion or power or conveying materials from one wheel or shaft to another.
  3. A strip or band of leather or other material worn around the waist to hold clothing up, support tools, etc., or as an ornament or sign of rank
A hard, shelflike, spore-bearing structure of certain wood-decaying fungi, found on stumps, logs, or trees.
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  1. A hard, shelflike, spore-bearing structure of certain wood-decaying fungi, found on stumps, logs, or trees.
  2. A blow, especially on the head.
  3. A hairstyle in which the hair is straightened, usually by chemical means.
A foodstuff, pounded or ground until fine and made creamy, soft, etc.
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  1. A foodstuff, pounded or ground until fine and made creamy, soft, etc.
  2. A hard, brilliant glass containing oxide of lead, used in making artificial gems; strass
  3. (Slang) A blow, or punch, as with the fist
(Informal) A person or thing that surpasses
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  1. (Informal) A person or thing that surpasses
  2. (Ballet) A movement in which one leg is brought in contact with the other or both legs are brought together in the air
  3. Any of a group of U.S. writers in the 1950s and 1960s whose work grew out of and expressed beat attitudes
A blow that produces a dull sound.
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  1. A blow that produces a dull sound.
  2. (Slang) A dull or stupid person
  3. A dull, metallic sound, especially one made by two bodies coming into contact
A heavy blow
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  1. A heavy blow
  2. A dull sound, as that of a heavy object striking a solid surface.
  3. A blow or fall causing such a sound.
The dull sound made by such a blow
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  1. The dull sound made by such a blow
  2. A blow with something heavy and blunt, as with a cudgel
  3. A muffled sound, as that produced by beating with a blunt object; a thud.
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